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Posted on March 31, 2020

CCIC partnered with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs to research how governments engage with diverse stakeholders to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 2030 Agenda calls on governments to apply a whole-of-government and a whole-of-society approach to realizing the Sustainable Development Goals. Based on a review of country reporting to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development over 2016-2019, the study identified trends and country experiences with respect to multi-stakeholder engagement. The report showcases 10 lessons to inform inclusive and participatory approaches to 2030 Agenda implementation.

Posted on March 23, 2020

CCIC partnered with Global Affairs Canada to understand how Canadian civil society organizations are engaging in triangular co-operation. Over late 2019 and early 2020, CCIC worked to raise awareness among Canadian CSOs about the new definition of triangular co-operation, identified and documented related civil society experiences and consulted Canadian CSOs on key enabling factors for engaging in effective triangular co-operation. The initiative culminated in a synthesis report of key findings and a set of 16 short, 2-3 page profiles for each project examined under the initiative.

Posted on March 20, 2020

The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) welcomes today’s federal government announcement of $8M to the World Health Organization, the Pan-American Health Organization, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to fight the spread of the coronavirus in developing countries.

Posted on March 19, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many of us operate on a day-to-day basis. We have seen the cancellation of events, closing of stores, restaurants and workplaces, and the need for social distancing in order to help control the spread of the virus. Our sector is not immune to all these changes.

Posted on March 17, 2020

The Canadian Red Cross Educator Webinar Series is designed for high school teachers. This Webinar will focus the issue of Sexual & Gender-Based Violence and IHL, as well as linking the subject matter to classroom material such as Forced to Fight, Exploring Humanitarian Law Toolkit and the Canada & Conflict Resource.

Posted on March 9, 2020

In this episode, Nicolas Moyer, president and CEO of CCIC, leads a discussion focusing on the 25-year anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995.Joining Nicolas to discuss what we can expect to see taking place in preparation for Beijing +25 and explain what the major priorities and issues are Vicky Smallman, the national director of Women’s and Human Rights for the Canadian Labour Congress and Katherine Scott, senior researcher at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Posted on May 7, 2020

HRN Triannual Meeting Date: Thursday May 7th, 2020 Location: Montreal (exact details TBD) Agenda: Have your say in the agenda by ranking the proposed topics HERE. Proposed topics: (details in the survey) Information sharing sessions: these sessions are meant to be opportunities to share between members, capitalizing on the expertise in the network. Yemen and north-west […]

Posted on March 2, 2020

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing the world. In order to tackle this, the world, and Canada, is increasing its financial commitments to climate mitigation and adaptation. In our latest Development UnPlugged, Nicolas Moyer, president and CEO of CCIC, delves into the world of climate financing with Brian Tomlinson, the executive director of AidWatch Canada and author of the 2019 Climate Finance Report developed for the Canadian Coalition on Climate Change and Development (C4D).

Posted on February 28, 2020

In May 2019, WaterAid Canada partnered with the Canadian Council for International Co-operation to convene a roundtable of health and WASH sector stakeholders within Canada’s development sector. The roundtable identified recommendations that will support more integrated approaches to health and WASH to realize sustainable development impact, notably for women and girls.

Posted on February 27, 2020

To call the Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership a success doesn’t do it justice. The two-day event brought together diverse voices across Canada’s foreign policy sub-sectors to discuss and analyze opportunities for a balanced approach to Canadian foreign policy coherence. But more than that, it provided a platform to understand where Canadian state and non-state actors stand at the nexus of international trade, security, diplomacy, development and humanitarian assistance.

Posted on February 24, 2020

The digital world is constantly offering new tools and technologies we can use to launch campaigns aimed at reaching new and existing audience. In a special Development UnPlugged podcast, one of four produced with the support of Crestview Strategy, Jason Clark, a senior consultant with this public relations firm, leads a discussion on how the development sector can use digital campaigns effectively to drive winning outcomes. Jason is joined by Julia Anderson, the Chief Operations Officer with CanWaCH; Prateek Awasthi, the Director of Policy and Advocacy with Engineers Without Borders; and Jennifer Li, a Campaign Strategist with Crestview Strategy.

Posted on June 8, 2020

Join us for CCIC’s Cooperation Forum. This 4-day forum offers different sector trainings, workshops, CCIC’s AGM and more! La version française suivra The Canadian Council for International Cooperation is organizing the Cooperation Forum on June 8 – 11 at the National Art Centre in Ottawa. This Forum is aimed to convene it’s members to discuss […]

Posted on February 18, 2020

The Next Generation Final Evaluation Summary is out! With the approaching closure of the Next Generation Program, the time has come to read and reflect on the multitude of achievements the program has brought to our sector. The program inspired the policy, practice and investments decisions of civil society organizations, academic institutions, networks, funders and governments.

Posted on February 18, 2020

In this third episode in a series of four podcasts related to the Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership, produced with the support of Crestview Strategy, we’re talking about the new shared reality climate change is bringing with respect to international development.Joining Nicolas Moyer, president and CEO of CCIC, to explore current trends and shifting global landscapes, address Canada’s internal tensions, and introduce some ideas for a path forward to deal with climate change are Catherine Abreu, the executive director of the Climate Action Network, and Stephen Cornish, the president and CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation.

Posted on February 14, 2020

This year marks the 30th anniversary of International Development Week – an annual initiative acknowledging Canada’s contributions to global humanitarian assistance. The theme for this year? ‘Go for the Goals’, referring to the UN’s 2030 Agenda for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), encouraging Canadians to tirelessly push for a better world, together. Canada has countless examples of homegrown solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems, from health to housing.

Posted on February 27, 2020

The global launch of the 4th Edition of the Progressing National SDGs Implementation Report The Progressing National SDGs Implementation report provides an independent analysis of reporting by United Nations Member States to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Supported by a coalition of civil society organizations from around the world and prepared by […]

Posted on February 26, 2020

The global launch of the 4th Edition of the Progressing National SDGs Implementation Report The Progressing National SDGs Implementation report provides an independent analysis of reporting by United Nations Member States to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Supported by a coalition of civil society organizations from around the world and prepared by […]

Posted on February 10, 2020

In this second episode in a series of four podcasts related to the Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership, produced with the support of Crestview Strategy, we discuss the intersectionality of Canadian aid, trade, diplomacy and security.Our guests are: Rachel Vincent, the co-executive director of the Nobel Women’s Initiative; Rudyard Griffiths, the chair of Munk Debates and an acclaimed author; Brian Kingston, vice-president of policy, international and fiscal at the Business Council of Canada; and Nilima Gulrajani, a visiting fellow at the Canadian International Council and senior research fellow with the Overseas Development Institute.

Posted on May 2, 2020

From May 2-4, 2020, Results Canada will hold its National Conference in Ottawa, ON. The conference brings together volunteer advocates, civil society partners, government decision makers, parliamentarians and special guests from communities across Canada and the world to raise their voices for an end to extreme poverty.

Posted on February 7, 2020

In this episode, special guest host Janice Hamilton from the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation leads a discussion on innovation within the context of the Canadian global development and humanitarian sectors.With her are the two recipients of this year’s Impact and Innovation Awards in honour of Lewis Perinbam, Jim Cornelius, executive director of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and Stuart Taylor of iDE Canada, as well as Vinod Rajasekaran, publisher and CEO of Future of Good.